New publication: Building a more robust conception of early career researcher experience: what might we be overlooking? 

McAlpine, L.; Pyhältö, K & Castello, M. (2017). Building a more robust conception of early career researcher experience: what might we be overlooking? Continuing Education.  http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/y5GNsYqgDVkrfADk8SBu/full Two decades of research into early career researchers has highlighted the interaction of a constellation of influences in making sense of their experiences. Such research largely draws on either quantitative or qualitative traditions. While both traditions explore similar phenomena, research questions are often framed differently and […]

New publication: Being a researcher is not only a matter of publishing: learning to review articles/ No solo de publicar viven los investigadores: aprender a revisar artículos científicos.

Castelló, M., Sala-Bubaré, A. & Bautista, A. (2017). Being a researcher is not only a matter of publishing: learning to review articles/ No solo de publicar viven los investigadores: aprender a revisar artículos científicos. This study, which is part of the call for junior reviewers from Infancia & Aprendizaje (I&A), aims to contribute to the scarce literature on peer review processes by developing and analyzing a training proposal designed to help junior […]

Poster: Una aplicación web para explorar y fomentar el desarrollo de la Identidad Investigadora

Una aplicación web para explorar y fomentar el desarrollo de la Identidad Investigadora.  May 1, 2017 Suñé-Soler, N. & Monereo, C. (2017). REDES-id: Una aplicación web para explorar y fomentar el desarrollo de la Identidad Investigadora. Poster presented at 5th Jornada Investigadors Predoctorals Interdisciplinària (JIPI) February 9th, University of Barcelona. Enlace: www.redes-id.com/cuestionario

New publication: Why do students consider dropping out of doctoral degrees? Institutional and personal factors

Castelló, M., Pardo, M., Sala-Bubaré, A., Suñé-Soler, N. (2017). Why do students consider dropping out of doctoral degrees? Institutional and personal factors, Higher Education, doi:10.1007/s10734-016-0106-9  January 30, 2017 A pesar de la creciente popularidad de la educación de doctorado, muchos estudiantes no completan sus estudios, y hay muy poca información disponible sobre ellos. Comprender por qué algunos estudiantes consideran que no quieren o no pueden continuar con sus estudios es esencial para […]

New publications: Constructing academic trajectories: What is the role of positive and negative events in the doctoral journey?

Corcelles, M., Cano, M., Liesa, E., Gonzalez-Ocampo, G. & Castelló, M. (submitted). Constructing academic trajectories: What is the role of positive and negative events in the doctoral journey? January 29, 2017 Doctoral trajectory is an emotionally and intellectually intensive process during which doctoral students face with a wide range of experiences. The aim of this study was to explore what were the most significant positive and negative events that doctoral […]

New publication: Why research is performed and what is it for in Social Sciences? Conceptions of PhD students on research

Álvarez, M., Castelló, M., Elexpuru, I., Villardón, L., Yániz, C. (submitted). Why research is performed and what is it for in Social Sciences? Conceptions of PhD students on research. January 28, 2017 There is virtually no knowledge regarding what research means for researchers in training in the Spanish context. This study has a twofold goal: to analyze the conceptions of PhD students in the Social Sciences regarding research, and the […]